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Spain 1982

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Our mind is made
to remember

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 So I remember Naranjito
an anthropomorphised orange
who was official mascot
of the 1982 World Cup

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Eat hundred oranges
and you can be sick

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Watch THE CURE IN ORANGE
film and you will feel well

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 But by remembering
an anthropomorphised orange
Naranjito who was official mascot
you will remember the first laugh
of your life if you were born
before the World Cup of 1982

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Beyond first laugh in your life
towards sticker of Naranjito
remember the real football

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 PAOLO ROSSI outraged you
but now you think he was
IAN RUSH of ITALY

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Maybe someone from Juventus had thought
about RUSH as WELSH ROSSI

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 And there was ROSSI’s JUVENTUS
and RUSH’s JUVENTUS

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 The hat-trick of ROSSI against
BRAZIL looked like IAN RUSH’s best
days

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 FRENCH had the team to remember
HRUBECH fought them

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 You may think PLATINI was becoming PELE
of the 1980’s

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 NORTHEN IRELAND did everything to cheer
the PUBS at home

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 It is not a dream

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Maybe I was dreaming to play as
Jimmy Nicholl and Chris Nicholl

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 I would say to myself hundreds of times
‘IF I WERE PAT JENNINGS I WOULD
be in VALENCIA”

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 The orange who speaks meant a lot

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 Naranjito sticker dominated the fridges

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 But DINO ZOFF became only one face

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 who coud be more in sight

21 Leave a comment on verse 21 0 After all, the only question at the end

22 Leave a comment on verse 22 0 of SPAIN 1982 was who had been really

23 Leave a comment on verse 23 0 the mascot

24 Leave a comment on verse 24 0 ZOFF or NARANJITO

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/spain-1982/